Why does the 'snooze' button snooze for 9 minutes Why not ten or five?

Answer It's really all a matter of mechanics. Back in 1956 when the snooze button was first introduced, alarm clocks had standardized gears. The snooze gear had to mesh with the teeth of the other gears. ... Read More »

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Why is 'snooze' set to 9 minutes?

Mine is set at 8 minutes. It is odd. There is no way to change it on mine.

Why are the snooze buttons on most alarm clocks set for 9 minutes?

Because nine sounds like the word for no in German which means no do not push me just wake up.:-)Yes, it is a stupid answer but it might have made you laugh.

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What does the snooze button do on a alarm clock?

sets your alarm to go off again in 5 min after the first time it goes off.